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Record number 485248
Title The need and risks of using transgenic microalgae for the production of food, feed, chemicals and fuels
Author(s) Wijffels, R.H.
Source In: Biosafety and the Environmental Uses of Micro-Organisms - Conference Proceedings Paris : OECD - ISBN 9789264213562 - p. 57 - 73.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1787/9789264213562-en
Department(s) Bioprocess Engineering
VLAG
Publication type Peer reviewed book chapter
Publication year 2015
Abstract This chapter provides a brief overview of the targets of algal genetic modification followed by a short description of the Netherlands legislation concerning genetically modified organisms, an overview of what is already known about the risks related to production systems of (GM-) algae, and the potential risks of GM-algae for human health and the environment.
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